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Playground Resurfacing: Important Safety Factor to Reduce Injuries

Posted by May Recreation Content Team on October 6, 2023

Playgrounds are a place of joy and exploration for children, but ensuring their safety is paramount.

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Topics: Playground Surfacing Safety Artificial Turf

Do I Need Artificial Turf?

Posted by May Recreation Content Team on December 16, 2022

If you're asking if you need artificial turf, the easy answer is yes. However, the question you should be asking is what type of artificial turf do you need?

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Topics: Community Parks Playground Surfacing Play & Fitness Safety Artificial Turf

Tips for Cleaning Artificial Turf

Posted by May Recreation Content Team on November 4, 2022

Children deserve to play in a beautiful, safe environment that is free from excess dirt and debris. Artificial turf creates a soft and hygienic foundation for play areas.

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Topics: Playground Surfacing May Recreation Artificial Turf

Frequently Asked Questions About Artificial Turf on Playgrounds

Posted by May Recreation Content Team on September 8, 2022

Ground coverings play an important role at playgrounds. The ground coverings help to provide cushioning on the asphalt or concrete surface that playground equipment sits on. This helps to cushion and protect children's joints as they jump to the ground from playground equipment and helps to provide a bit of cushioning should they fall from the equipment.

There are many different options that are available for playground ground coverings, including mulch, sand, grass, rubber and artificial turf. If you are changing the ground covering at a playground, you may have many questions about different ground coverings, including artificial turf. Read on to learn more about artificial turf. 

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Topics: Playground Surfacing Playground Design & Planning

5 Smart Updates to Modernize Your Playground

Posted by May Recreation Content Team on October 15, 2019

If your playground is starting to show its age, consider adding a few modern pieces to breathe new life into the space. By simply changing the ground cover or installing new equipment, you can update your playground without performing a full overhaul. But first, you must dream up your perfect playground space. Use the following elements to guide your vision and get thinking about modernizing your playground. 

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Topics: Playground Surfacing Play & Fitness Playground Design & Planning

Playground Surfacing: What Are My Options?

Posted by May Recreation Content Team on May 4, 2017

When you think of playground surfacing, chances are you think of engineered wood fiber or "mulch" as it is commonly referred to...however, there a several other options available should you decide to try something different.


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Topics: Playground Surfacing

5 Reasons To Make Playground Surfacing A Priority in Your Design

Posted by May Recreation Content Team on August 26, 2016

When you imagine a new playground, you probably think of the design options, cool structures, colors, layout and flow of the space. You know, the fun stuff. Chances are, you’re mind doesn’t immediately wander toward what’s on the ground. That's understandable. We get it. 

However, although it may not be as exciting as the structures themselves, the type of surface used is every bit as important and should be carefully considered when designing a new playground. The options should be researched, discussed and worked into the budget and overall design.

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Topics: Playground Surfacing

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